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Re: New Reel

Postby Fishing4Fun » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:59 pm

Alphas platform love 8-)

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Re: New Reel

Postby adam lancia » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:52 am

Those are all beauties!

I guess next would be an AIRD Red Tune with the spool from a T3 Air...?

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Re: New Reel

Postby spencerinstl » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:11 am

adam lancia wrote:Those are all beauties!

I guess next would be an AIRD Red Tune with the spool from a T3 Air...?

I don't think I'm going to get an Aird Red Tune. I have more than enough reels with the sol/alphas platform.
The T3 air spool is a bit on the fragile side. If I did get another red reel, I have a red cosugi works spool to put in it.
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Re: New Reel

Postby timinmo » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:02 pm

Spencer it is awful hard on me knowing that you are fairly close and use lefty reels. All that cool stuff makes my wallet want to jump out. Keep posting I love it.

I had a OG lefty Sol in the shop today the guy was complaining about not enough drag. Do any of you have an idea about what max drag was on the Sol/Alphas?

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Re: New Reel

Postby spencerinstl » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:16 pm

timinmo wrote:Spencer it is awful hard on me knowing that you are fairly close and use lefty reels. All that cool stuff makes my wallet want to jump out. Keep posting I love it.

I had a OG lefty Sol in the shop today the guy was complaining about not enough drag. Do any of you have an idea about what max drag was on the Sol/Alphas?

I'm not sure what the max drag on a sol/alphas is but carbontex drag washers definitely help.
https://tackletrap.com/index.php?main_p ... 3f16152ab7
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Re: New Reel

Postby timinmo » Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:02 am

I know they are available and suggested it to the guy but he wanted to keep it stock. I really did not think the drag was bad, I pulled line off. I would guess it had about 6-8 lbs of drag which I think is about standard on an Alpha.

Love your lefty reels.

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Re: New Reel

Postby BARRAMANIAC » Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:55 pm

with carbontex drag washers I have measured 6kg (13lb) of drag out of Alphas/Sol reels

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Re: New Reel

Postby spencerinstl » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:46 am

A few additions that arrived yesterday.
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Re: New Reel

Postby radu_andrei » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:35 am

spencerinstl wrote:A few additions that arrived yesterday.
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What rod have you chosen for this blue beauty ?

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Re: New Reel

Postby spencerinstl » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:44 am

radu_andrei wrote:
spencerinstl wrote:A few additions that arrived yesterday.
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What rod have you chosen for this blue beauty ?

Going to put this on my Dobyns Champion 704 CB Glass.
Thanks for the epiphany captain obvious

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Re: New Reel

Postby radu_andrei » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:45 am

spencerinstl wrote:
radu_andrei wrote:
spencerinstl wrote:A few additions that arrived yesterday.
Image

What rod have you chosen for this blue beauty ?

Going to put this on my Dobyns Champion 704 CB Glass.

WOW it's a perfect match with the blue thread's =D>

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Re: New Reel

Postby spencerinstl » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:45 am

Had the reel and rod at the lake yesterday. This reel is great for working the shoreline. If I want distance I will have to put in my blue cosugi works spool.
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